Historic Pictures of Wild Swimming from around the world

Australia

Bondi Beach and Baths Sydney NSW 

Bondi Beach and Sea Baths Sydney N.S.W

Natural Swimming Pool Basin Coogee Coast NSW 

Wild Swimmers Men and Boys Natural Swimming Pool Basin Coogee Coast New South Wales

Manly New South Wales Australia Swimming Pool and Harbor Beach

Manly New South Wales Swimming Pool and Harbor Beach 

BUSSELTON JETTY  SWIMMING AREA BUSSELTON  WESTERN AUSTRALIA 

Busselton Jetty Swimming Area Busselton Western Australia

 

Wollongong Bathing Station

 

Belgum

Blankenberghe - People Bathing in the Sea Belgum

Blankenberghe - People Bathing in the Sea - Belgum

Sstend Bathers

Bathing History and Sea Swimming Ostend

Ostend Bathing Machines

Ostend Bathing Machines 

 

Brazil

Municipal Swimming Pool Brazil

Municipal Swimming Pool Brazil 


Canada

 

Sea Bathing English Bay Vancouver BC 

Sea Bathing English Bay Vancouver BC 

Bathing Beach Centre Island Toronto Ontario

Bathing Beach Centre Island Toronto Ontario

 

China

China 1922 Old Postcard Hoshiga Ura Bathing from the beach

China 1922 Old Postcard Hoshiga Ura Bathing from the beach

Nanan Ponds where Chairman Mao used to swim Shaoshan China Wild Swimming 

Nanan Ponds where Chairman Mao used to swim Shaoshan China Wild Swimming 

 

France

Swimming at Amiens Ecole de Natation

Swimming at Amiens Ecole de Natation

Bathing Machines Boulogne sur mer

Bathing Machines Boulogne sur mer 

 

 

Gurnsey

The Bathing Pools St Peter Port Gurnsey 1960

The Bathing Pools St Peter Port Gurnsey 1960 

 

 

India

Bathing Ghat Calcutta 

Bathing Ghat Calcutta

Burra Bazar Bathing Calcutta

Burra Bazar Bathing Calcutta 

 

Israel

 

Tel Aviv Israel Swimming Pool

Tel-Aviv Israel Swimming Pool 

 

 

Jersey

Jersey Bathing Pool Havre Des Pas

Jersey Bathing Pool Havre-Des-Pas 

Jersey Lido - Wild Swimming History 

Jersey Lido 

The Lido Havre Des Pass Jersey 

The Lido Havre-Des-Pass Jersey 

 

Malta

 

Natural Swimming Pool Ghar Lapsi Malta 

Natural Swimming Pool Ghar Lapsi Malta

 

 

New Zealand

 

Swimming Pool Alexandra New Zealand 1976

Swimming Pool Alexandra New Zealand 1976 

 

 

 

Portugal

 

Madeira The Lido Swimming Pool 1967 

Madeira The Lido Swimming Pool 1967 


South Africa

 

South Africa Durban Bathing Enclosure

Durban Bathing Enclosure

South Africa Mossel Bay 

South Africa Mossel Bay 

 

Uruguay  

 

Sea Bathing Montevideo Playa Pocitos 

Sea Bathing Montevideo Playa Pocitos

 

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